North Hills School District News Article

North Hills sixth grader's poem wins Carnegie Mellon contest

Posted Friday, October 27, 2023

Congratulations to sixth grader Rebecca Gielen whose poem “Even with Hate” was recently one of three winners in Carnegie Mellon University’s annual Gandhi Day Writing and Art Contest! The theme for the 2023 contest was “Promoting Non-Violence through Spirituality: Lessons from Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.” and Rebecca, a student on Team Warhol, was recognized at the Gandhi Day Celebration on Oct. 8. She also received $250. Great job, Rebecca!

The Gandhi Day Writing and Art Contest is held annually as part of the Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Celebration organized by AHINSA (Alliance for Humanitarian Initiatives, Nonviolence & Spiritual Advancement) in partnership with Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion at Carnegie Mellon University.

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